Doha, Qatar – Lusail International Circuit
– 2 March

Where is Lusail International Circuit?
Highly regarded as one of the best motor racing circuits in the middle east, Lusail opened in 2004 and is a magnificent track, home of the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix and now, the FIA WEC. The track is on the coast in Lusail, the second largest city in Qatar, to the north of the capital Doha.
How to get to the Lusail International Circuit
If you are renting from Avis Doha International Airport, the 23km drive to the circuit via the Al Corniche will take around 29 minutes.
Lusail International Circuit weather
By the time of the WEC race, the weather should be a comfortable 26 degrees in the daytime falling to around 17 degrees overnight.
Which airport is closest to the Lusail International Circuit?
The nearest airport is Doha International Airport.
Planning a road trip around Lusail International Circuit?
Feeling inspired by the action at Lusail International Circuit? There is plenty to see by hiring a car with Avis in Qatarfrom ancient monuments to the country’s stunning coastline and wilds of the desert.


Imola, Italy
– 21 April

Where is Imola Circuit?
The circuit at Imola, the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, is southeast of Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy.
How to get to Imola Circuit?
The easiest way to reach the Imola Circuit is probably by hire car. From Avis Bologna in the city centre, take the E45 toll road in under an hour depending on the time of day. Or if you are flying into Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) you’ll bypass the city, and your trip to Imola from the Avis desk will be around 40min.
Bologna weather
Things will be warming up in this part of Italy in the spring so expect the mercury to rise to 17-20 degrees but also be ready for rain with an average of 7 days in April.
Which airport is closest to Imola?
Bologna Airport is the nearest airport to the Imola racetrack, but you are spoilt for choice in this part of Italy with flights to Rimini Airport (90km) and Parma (140km).
Planning a road trip around Imola?
Ih2d by the action at Imola? Avis has compiled some great road trips across the region including the best Italian road trips.



Spa-Francorchamps Circuit, Belgium
– 11 May

Where is Spa-Francorchamps Circuit?
The racetrack at Spa-Francorchamps, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, is 25 mins (30km) from the spa town of Spa. It is 7.1 km south of the E42 motorway, via the exit at Malmedy.
How to get to the racing circuit at Spa-Francorchamps
If you are renting from Avis Liege (65km), the drive along the undulating E42 motorway and out in the Belgian countryside to reach Spa-Francorchamps will take you around 50min, or for other locations the team at Avis Belgium will look forward to welcoming you.
Spa-Francorchamps weather
Expect temperatures of around 18 degrees with some potential for rainfall but the weather at Spa Francorchamps is notoriously changeable so pack for all conditions – it snowed during the 2019 WEC race.
Which airport is closest to Spa-Francorchamps Circuit?
The nearest airports to Spa-Francorchamps Circuit with Avis vehicle rental are Brussels Airport (BRU) or Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL), both 140km from Spa.



Le Mans, France
– 15-16 June

Where is Le Mans?
Le Mans is in the Northwest of France in the Department of Sarthe and in the Pays De La Loire region. It lies 200 km to the southwest of Paris.
Where is the racing circuit at Le Mans?
The racetrack is accessible from the centre of Le Mans by bus and tram, and is a short walk from the Centre Des Expositions.
How to get to Le Mans circuit
If you’re heading to Le Mans, the nearest car rental location for Avis, our Vehicle Rental Services Premium Partner, is at Avis Le Mans Railway Station, or for other French locations view a more comprehensive list here.
Which airport do you fly into for Le Mans?
The nearest airport to 24 Hours of Le Mans with Avis rental locations are: Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris (CDG) (150km), or Paris Orly (ORY) (239km). (There’s also a rail connection to Le Mans from Paris on the TGV from Paris Montparnasse to Le Mans Railway Station. The journey takes 54min.)

Planning a road trip around Le Mans?
Feeling inspired by the action at Le Mans? Avis has compiled some great road trips across the region including driving the Loire Valley.



São Paulo, Brazil
– 14 July

Where is São Paulo Circuit?
The circuit at São Paulo, the Autódromo de Interlagos, is in the suburb of Interlagos to the southwest of the southern coastal city of São Paulo in Brazil.
How to get to Interlagos Circuit?
There are options including bus, train or taxi to reach Interlagos Circuit from the centre of São Paulo, 25km away. However hiring a car from Avis Guarulhos Airport, a 64km drive, is one of the easiest ways to reach the Interlagos Circuit.
Which airport is closest to Interlagos?
There are three airports in São Paulo, two, Campo de Marte and Congonhas offer regional flights, while Guarulhos Airport is a major hub for international airlines around an hour’s drive from the circuit.
Planning a road trip around São Paulo?
Inspired by the action at Interlagos? São Paulo maybe the largest city in the southern hemisphere but getting out to explore this region of Brazil by hire car offers plenty of variety from mountains to forests and beaches with one of the highlights being a drive along the coast between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Lonestar Le Mans, Cota, Texas, USA – 1 September
Where is Lonestar Le Mans?
Lonestar Le Mans is held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, USA. The racetrack is on a 1,500-acre site in the hills above Austin.
How to get to Circuit of the Americas (COTA)
The Lonestar Le Mans venue at Circuit of Americas, is 18 miles to the southeast of Downtown Austin, Texas. Rent a car from Avis Austin and travel to the circuit in under 30min along State Highway 71 E.
Which airport is closest to Circuit of the Americas
The nearest airport to Circuit of the Americas is a short 15min drive away at Austin Bergstrom Airport where you’ll find an Avis rental store. 
Planning a road trip around Austin, Texas?
Feeling inspired by the action at Circuit of Americas racetrack? There are plenty of road trips to enjoy with your Avis Austin car rental, from city breaks to coastal drives and nature reserves. Here’s a great Austin Texas road trip for WEC fans to enjoy.



Fuji, Japan
- 15 September

Where is Fuji Speedway racetrack?
Fuji Speedway, home to the seventh stage of the 2024 FIA WEC is in the foothills of Mount Fuji, in the town of Oyama, Suntō District, Shizuoka Prefecture.
How to get to Fuji circuit:
The Fuji circuit is around 80min drive from the centre of Tokyo. There are options to travel via public transport including bus or train, but these will involve a taxi ride to the track on the final leg of the journey. Alternatively for more flexibility, hire a car from Avis Tokyo.
Which airport is closest to Fuji Speedway?
The nearest airport to Fuji Speedway, Oyama with Avis rental is Tokyo Haneda Airport, a drive of 104km which will take around 1hr24min.
Planning a road trip around Fuji?
With the stunning scenery combined with autumn colours in September and October, combining watching the seventh leg of the FIA WEC with a road trip around Mount Fuji is an unmissable experience.



Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain
– 2 November

Where is Bahrain International Circuit?
Bahrain International Circuit is surrounded by the Sakhir Desert and close to the coast in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
How to get to Bahrain International Circuit
To reach Bahrain International Circuit, pick up a rental car from Avis Bahrain International Airport Muharraq an easy 40min drive.
Which airport is closest to Bahrain International Circuit?
The nearest airport to Bahrain International Circuit, is Bahrain International Airport which is 40km away.
Planning a road trip from Bahrain? Feeling inspired by the action at Bahrain racetrack? From the desert to the coast, there are some great road trips around Bahrain to round off your trip to FIA WEC in your Avis Bahrain rental car.